Masako Miki has exhibited her immersive sculptural installations and detailed works on paper at institutions in the US and Japan. She has exhibited at numerous institutions including Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, the de Young museum, Fused Space, The Lab in San Francisco. Inspired by Shinto’s animism, Miki is interested in crafting new mythologies concerning cultural identity as social collectives. Miki was a recipient of 2018 Inga Maren Otto Fellowship Award from Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center in New York, and 2019 Master Artist Award and 2017 Artist Fellowship Award from Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California. She has been a resident artist at the de Young Museum (San Francisco, California), Facebook (Menlo Park, California), and Kamiyama Artists in Residency (Tokushima, Japan). Miki’s work is in collection at The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, NY, Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA. Miki’s design collaboration includes LEGO group and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. She is currently developing a public art project in San Francisco and preparing her solo exhibition at the Seattle Asian Art Museum. She is a native of Japan and currently based in Berkeley, California. She is represented by CULT | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions in San Francisco.
Conversation with Plates by Masako Miki.